I'll very rarely try new foundations but the supposedly revolutionary new serum/foundation by YSL caught my attention.
with the Forever Youth Liberator Serum, its meant to revive "skins
youthful brightness and creates a more uniform complexion. Skin looks
firmer and wrinkles appear clearly diminished, while the creamy coverage
makes your complexion look beautifully even and rejuvenated", further to
this its meant to offer medium to full coverage and provide 24 hours of
A bit about my skin first before I get onto my thoughts on this, I have sensitive, dry skin but I do get a shiny breakthrough but the skin underneath is
still dry/dehydrated. I have a lot of uneven pigmentation, scarring from
acne and currant acne. I do have wrinkles but
they are not massively deep set as yet.
I bought the lightest shade B10 (£34) its a very good colour match for
my pale skin and whilst it has a obvious yellow tone it does not look out
of place on my skin.
Swatched below L-R: MAC face & body N1, YSL, Omorovicza Complexion Perfector BB light
The foundation contains the patented Colour Tune-Up
Complex to correct dullness, and give a brighter complexion. I find this
gives medium coverage and works well to unify and even out my
complexion, though it does not cover more pigmented scarring nor spots.
It does brighten up my complexion and as long as you are not too close up
the coverage and finish it initially gives looks almost flawless, however
this foundation does not last at all, the coverage fades and
my shine breaks through within an hour.
It spreads on nicely and blends
down well, however I really think it accentuates any dryness and can
make the skin look flaky (where previously it did not). Due to the more
luminous finish it can highlight any acne you may have especially if you
I should also mention the size is 30ML which seems a bit smaller
than the average, though I do really like that this has a pump
Ingredients below, this does contain fragrance.
I'm sure those with well behaved even skin would like this, but for my troublesome skin this just doesn't work for me.
I bought this from John Lewis